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  2. Bobby Layne - Wikipedia

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    Bobby Layne. Robert Lawrence Layne (December 19, 1926 – December 1, 1986) was an American football quarterback who played for 15 seasons in the National Football League. He played for the Chicago Bears in 1948, the New York Bulldogs in 1949, the Detroit Lions from 1950 – 1958, and the Pittsburgh Steelers from 1958 – 1962.

  3. Bobby Layne | Pro Football Hall of Fame Official Site - pfhof

    www.profootballhof.com/players/bobby-layne

    Bobby Layne, during his 15 pro football seasons, was a free-spirited All-NFL caliber quarterback who did well statistically but was exceptional in the intangibles – leadership, determination, competitiveness, and guts. Layne left pro football with a legend that may never be exactly duplicated. Bobby's story deals with sterling accomplishments ...

  4. Bobby Layne Stats, Height, Weight, Position, Draft, College | Pro...

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    Bobby Layne. Robert Lawrence Layne (Blond Bomber) Position: QB Throws: Right 6-1, 201lb (185cm, 91kg) Born: December 19, 1926 in Santa Anna, TX. Died: December 1, 1986 in Lubbock, TX. College: Texas (College Stats) Weighted Career AV (100-95-...): 20 (5500th overall since 1960) High School: Highland Park

  5. Bobby Layne Career Stats | NFL.com

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  6. Urban Legends of the NFL: The Curse of Bobby Layne

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    The Bobby Layne trade was major news in Detroit on Tuesday, October 7, 1958. It earned a banner headline above the masthead of the Detroit Free Press that day.

  7. Football Legend Layne Dies at 59 of Heart Failure : BOBBY LAYNE :...

    www.latimes.com/archives/la-xpm-1986-12-02-sp-769-story.html

    Bobby Layne became a legend not only because of his heroics on the field, where he virtually patented the two-minute offense as a quarterback in the 1950s and '60s for the Detroit Lions and ...

  8. Is Curse of Bobby Layne real? 1957 Detroit Lions say team's...

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    Bobby Layne was traded to the Pittsburgh Steelers two games into the 1958 season. Since the trade, the Lions have made 12 playoff appearances, won only a single playoff game and three division titles.

  9. The Curse of Bobby Layne Still Haunts the Detroit Lions More Than 60 Years Later. The Boston Red Sox suffered for 86 long years before the Curse of the Bambino was broken. A World Series victory over the St. Louis Cardinals in 2004 lifted a lifetime weight off Red Sox fans' shoulders. The clouds had broken up over Fenway Park.

  10. Nationality: American. Bobby Layne was born on the 19th of December, 1926. He was famous for being a Football Player. Legendary NFL quarterback who was the first pick in the 1948 NFL Draft. He is best remembered for his time with the Detroit Lions from 1950 to 1958. Bobby Layne was born in TX. He was one of the best quarterbacks in University ...

  11. 10 Athletes with Notable and Insane Drinking Habits

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    Sport: Football Habit: Sneaking alcohol during games When your entire athletic career depends on one game, sometimes it helps to let loose a little. For Detriot Lion Bobby Layne, this involved sneaking alcohol during halftime while simultaneously leading the team to back-to-back championships in the 1950s. Layne earned himself a spot in the NFL Hall of Fame, and the right to park his car on ...